English Usage, Style & Composition
Full-text, searchable versions of useful reference books on grammar and language, including William Strunk's The Elements of Style and the American Heritage Book of English Usage.
The Blue Book of Grammar & Punctuation
Based on Jane Straus' print publication of the same title, this Web site "provides commonsense guidance to the grammatically confused and the punctuation impaired."
James HiDuke, Professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa.
An archive of the doctor's answers to questions about grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and general language concerns.
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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes
Historical information and criticism about authors and works written in England and America.
Introductory Guide to Critical Theory
Dino Franco Felluga, Professor of English, Purdue University
A guide to some major ideas in critical theory.
Internet Public Library
A collection of critical and biographical websites about authors and their works.
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